Al Green's "Take Me to the River" describes a baptism. Two years later, he became a reverend.
"Wanted Dead Or Alive" by Bon Jovi got the Unplugged craze going when Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora performed it with just their acoustic guitars at the 1989 MTV Video Music Awards.
The James Blunt song "You're Beautiful" is not romantic: it's a about a creepy subway encounter with an ex.
Elvis Presley' first #1 on any chart was "I Forgot To Remember To Forget." It arrived at the top of the country tally on February 25, 1956 and stayed there for two weeks.
The song "Knock On Wood" was confusing to UK listeners because the saying there is "Touch Wood."
The thunderclap sound heard in the Bee Gees song "Tragedy" was made by Barry Gibb with his mouth.
Steppenwolf frontman John Kay talks about "Magic Carpet Ride," "Born To Be Wild," and what he values more than awards and accolades.
Known in America for the hit "If You Leave," OMD is a huge influence on modern electronic music.
The man who ran Nirvana's first label gets beyond the sensationalism (drugs, Courtney) to discuss their musical and cultural triumphs in the years before Nevermind.
Greg talks about writing songs of "universal truth" for King Crimson and ELP, and tells us about his most memorable stage moment (it involves fireworks).
The Scorpions and UFO guitarist is also a very prolific songwriter - he explains how he writes with his various groups, and why he was so keen to get out of Germany and into England.
Dokken frontman Don Dokken explains what broke up the band at the height of their success in the late '80s, and talks about the botched surgery that paralyzed his right arm.
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